The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 113 73 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.44% 6.56% 8.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.05% 19.01% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 98 55 82
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
376 384 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.41% 34.53% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 325 314 351
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +2 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Colchester -5 16 £46,250 +15.62%
Basildon +18 14 £45,000 +56.52% 1
Brentwood +6 12 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Saffron Walden - 7 £45,000 - 1
Harlow +1 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Billericay - 3 £40,000 -
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 135 (63.98%) Windows
2 79 (37.44%) VMware
3 74 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (33.65%) UNIX
5 70 (33.18%) Firewall
6 68 (32.23%) Cisco
7 65 (30.81%) SQL
7 65 (30.81%) Oracle
8 56 (26.54%) Finance
9 41 (19.43%) Red Hat
10 38 (18.01%) SQL Server
11 37 (17.54%) Performance Tuning
12 35 (16.59%) Xen
13 32 (15.17%) Oracle Database
14 31 (14.69%) PL/SQL
15 30 (14.22%) Apache
16 29 (13.74%) .NET
17 28 (13.27%) Perl
17 28 (13.27%) SAN
18 27 (12.80%) Microsoft
18 27 (12.80%) OO
19 26 (12.32%) Java
20 25 (11.85%) Relational Database
21 24 (11.37%) RDBMS
21 24 (11.37%) NetApp
22 22 (10.43%) Technical Analysis
22 22 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 21 (9.95%) NAS
24 19 (9.00%) SLA
24 19 (9.00%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (14.22%) Apache
2 13 (6.16%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.27%) IIS
4 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.37%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.95%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (6.64%) Oracle CRM
1 14 (6.64%) Magento
2 6 (2.84%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.37%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.42%) AWD
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) IBM SmartCloud
1 2 (0.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (33.18%) Firewall
2 28 (13.27%) SAN
3 21 (9.95%) NAS
4 17 (8.06%) DNS
5 14 (6.64%) TCP/IP
6 12 (5.69%) DHCP
6 12 (5.69%) Internet
7 10 (4.74%) OSPF
7 10 (4.74%) BGP
7 10 (4.74%) Network Security
8 9 (4.27%) VoIP
9 8 (3.79%) WAN
10 6 (2.84%) BIG-IP
11 5 (2.37%) SSH
11 5 (2.37%) NetScreen
11 5 (2.37%) DWDM
11 5 (2.37%) MPLS
11 5 (2.37%) SNMP
11 5 (2.37%) FTP
11 5 (2.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.17%) Oracle Database
3 25 (11.85%) Relational Database
4 24 (11.37%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (5.21%) SQLPlus
7 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.84%) MySQL
7 6 (2.84%) Firebird
8 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.47%) OLTP
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) JIRA
2 4 (1.90%) Subversion
3 3 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.95%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.47%) Toad
5 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (26.54%) Finance
2 16 (7.58%) Marketing
3 14 (6.64%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.27%) Automotive
5 8 (3.79%) Electronics
6 4 (1.90%) Law
7 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.42%) Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Military
8 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 69 (32.70%) Administrator
2 43 (20.38%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (14.69%) DBA
4 30 (14.22%) Oracle DBA
5 21 (9.95%) Developer
5 21 (9.95%) Analyst
6 19 (9.00%) Linux Administrator
7 16 (7.58%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.64%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.69%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.69%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (5.21%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.74%) Server Engineer
12 9 (4.27%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.79%) Architect
14 7 (3.32%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
14 7 (3.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.74%) .NET
2 11 (5.21%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.74%) HTML
4 8 (3.79%) XML
4 8 (3.79%) ODBC
4 8 (3.79%) CSS
5 7 (3.32%) Middleware
5 7 (3.32%) Web Services
6 5 (2.37%) SOAP
6 5 (2.37%) ADO.NET
6 5 (2.37%) LINQ
6 5 (2.37%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.42%) LAMP
7 3 (1.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.95%) jQuery
8 2 (0.95%) JSON
9 1 (0.47%) Struts
9 1 (0.47%) JSP
9 1 (0.47%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.27%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.32%) Thin Client
2 7 (3.32%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.37%) Equities
3 5 (2.37%) IVR
3 5 (2.37%) Open Source
4 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.42%) Replication
5 3 (1.42%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.95%) Robotics
6 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) VHDL
7 1 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 135 (63.98%) Windows
2 71 (33.65%) UNIX
3 22 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (6.64%) Apple iOS
7 10 (4.74%) Solaris
8 9 (4.27%) AIX
9 6 (2.84%) CentOS
10 5 (2.37%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.90%) HPUX
11 4 (1.90%) Fedora
11 4 (1.90%) Debian
12 3 (1.42%) Android
13 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.47%) SUSE
14 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.54%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (12.80%) OO
3 22 (10.43%) Technical Analysis
4 19 (9.00%) E-Commerce
5 18 (8.53%) Service Delivery
6 15 (7.11%) Software Engineering
7 14 (6.64%) CRM
8 12 (5.69%) ITIL
9 10 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.74%) System Testing
10 9 (4.27%) MVC
11 8 (3.79%) Migration
11 8 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.32%) Capacity Management
13 6 (2.84%) Performance Testing
13 6 (2.84%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.84%) Project Management
13 6 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.84%) TDD
13 6 (2.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.81%) SQL
2 31 (14.69%) PL/SQL
3 28 (13.27%) Perl
4 26 (12.32%) Java
5 17 (8.06%) PHP
6 16 (7.58%) Shell Script
6 16 (7.58%) C#
6 16 (7.58%) Bash Shell
7 15 (7.11%) Python
8 13 (6.16%) Korn
8 13 (6.16%) C
9 12 (5.69%) AWK
10 11 (5.21%) C++
11 9 (4.27%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.37%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.90%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.95%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.53%) Degree
2 11 (5.21%) OCP
2 11 (5.21%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.32%) OCA
6 6 (2.84%) RHCE
7 5 (2.37%) CCSE
7 5 (2.37%) CCIE
7 5 (2.37%) CCNP
7 5 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.37%) JNCIE
8 4 (1.90%) MCITP
8 4 (1.90%) MCSE
9 3 (1.42%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.47%) MOS
11 1 (0.47%) MCSA
11 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 74 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (16.59%) Xen
3 17 (8.06%) Active Directory
4 15 (7.11%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (6.64%) vSphere
6 7 (3.32%) NFS
7 5 (2.37%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.95%) KVM
8 2 (0.95%) XenServer
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.95%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.47%) vCloud
9 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.69%) Red Hat Satellite
1 12 (5.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (3.32%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.32%) ARCserve
3 6 (2.84%) SCOM
3 6 (2.84%) Puppet
4 5 (2.37%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.90%) Opsview
5 4 (1.90%) Nagios
6 2 (0.95%) SCCM
6 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 79 (37.44%) VMware
2 68 (32.23%) Cisco
3 65 (30.81%) Oracle
4 41 (19.43%) Red Hat
5 27 (12.80%) Microsoft
6 24 (11.37%) NetApp
7 15 (7.11%) SAP
8 14 (6.64%) Citrix
8 14 (6.64%) JD Edwards
9 12 (5.69%) Juniper
10 10 (4.74%) JBoss
11 7 (3.32%) IBM
11 7 (3.32%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.32%) WatchGuard
11 7 (3.32%) Veeam
12 6 (2.84%) F5
12 6 (2.84%) HP
13 5 (2.37%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.37%) Infoblox
13 5 (2.37%) Imperva
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